- Purdue archaeologist returning to Sudan for tomb excavations Updated: Jan-28-16 3:40 am
WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana - A Purdue University archaeologist is returning to Africa to resume excavating ancient burial tombs in the Nile River Valley that her team began unearthing last year.
- Brothers find colonial artifacts on Virginia farm Updated: Jan-24-16 10:22 am
PAINTER, Virginia - It has been almost three years since brothers Bill and Bob Savage stumbled upon an intact 18th-century brick-lined cellar in a field on their family farm on Virginia's Eastern Shore.
- Bone fragments unearthed during utility dig in St. Augustine Updated: Jan-18-16 10:25 am
ST. AUGUSTINE, Florida - Bone fragments found during a utility dig in a section of historic downtown St. Augustine are linked to a Catholic church cemetery that served the city from 1572 to 1702.
- Researchers confirm site of hangings for Salem witch trials Updated: Jan-15-16 8:17 pm
SALEM, Massachusetts - A team of researchers using historical documents and 21st-century archaeological techniques has confirmed the site where 19 innocent people were hanged during the Salem witch trials more than three centuries ago.
- 4,000 artifacts stored at Oregon refuge held by armed group Updated: Jan-15-16 7:40 pm
Thousands of archaeological artifacts - and maps detailing where more can be found - are kept inside the national wildlife refuge buildings currently being held by an armed group of protestors angry over federal land policy.
- Honduran team unearths ceramics at 'White City' site Updated: Jan-15-16 7:16 pm
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras - Honduran officials said Friday that archaeologists have begun excavations at a mysterious site on Honduras' Caribbean coast that may be the long-rumored "White City" ruins.
- Deming man pleads guilty to damaging archaeological resource Updated: Jan-15-16 5:59 pm
LAS CRUCES, New Mexico - A Deming man accused of digging on federal land in New Mexico and damaging an archaeological resource has changed his plea to guilty.
- Archeologists to survey 1850s 'party house' in Bouton Updated: Jan-15-16 8:01 am
BOUTON, Iowa - A more than $12,000 grant will soon allow archeologists to research a 1850s party house in rural Dallas County.
- City to vote on hiring experts to examine bones, artifacts Updated: Jan-11-16 7:35 am
NEWBURGH, New York - A Hudson Valley city is expected to vote on whether to hire archaeologists to examine bones and artifacts from an old cemetery.
- Archaeologists digging up 300-year-old ship in Alexandria Updated: Jan-10-16 9:01 am
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia - A large, heavy ship, scuttled between 1775 and 1798, is being dug out of its damp grave at the site of a new hotel construction project in Old Town Alexandria.